02 Mar 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
26 Feb 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the Scottish Parliament voted in favor of a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for all drinks containers, including PET, metal and glass. The DRS is set to roll out from July 2022 across the country.... Read More
26 Feb 2021
--- Innova Market Insights is revealing its Top Packaging Trends 2021 in collaboration with PackagingInsights, with “Home Delivery Haven” identified as the year’s leading trend. As much of the world perseveres... Read More
23 Feb 2021
--- Two Tetra Pak production sites in Europe are now certified to produce packaging with recycled polyethylene (rPE) polymers, according to the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Chain of Custody mass balance... Read More
19 Feb 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Avery Dennison launched a label-liner recycling program in Europe, aiming to recycle 75 percent of its label waste in the European market by 2025. AD Circular improves on existing liner-recycling... Read More
16 Feb 2021
--- Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand (DPO) is launching the “first-ever” ambient yogurt drinks with chewable pieces in Thailand, called Chew-D. By using SIG’s drinksplus technology that... Read More
09 Feb 2021
--- Sidel is equipping Indian PepsiCo franchise RJ Corp with its Aseptic Combi Predis technology. The move marks the first commercialization of dairy PET packaging in the region as Indian companies face increasing demand for... Read More
04 Feb 2021
--- ProAmpac has launched a patent-pending recycle-ready retort pouch for human and pet food. A next step in the product’s development is the incorporation of post-consumer recycled (PCR) and post-industrial recycled (PIR)... Read More
29 Jan 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Greiner Packaging and Cardbox Packaging released a smart folding cardboard spoon as the EU transitions from single-use plastic cutlery. Meanwhile, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation introduced five... Read More
22 Jan 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Dow announced the first large-scale commercial use of its 70 percent recycled resin, Agility CE. Plastigaur, a leading film converter based in Spain, is using the resin in its collation shrink... Read More
13 Jan 2021
--- Premium spring water brand Flow Alkaline is tapping into the immunity-boosting market with a new Flow Vitamin-Infused Water line-up packaged in Tetra Pak cartons. “We are focused on the positive power of water and... Read More
11 Jan 2021
--- GEA is adding a paper-based packaging dimension to its PowerPak Plus thermoforming machine. The new packaging option is made from a moldable paper composite consisting of more than 80 percent paper and a residual amount of... Read More
04 Jan 2021
--- UFlex, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging and polymer science company, is doubling its production capacity for aseptic beverage packs to meet rising demand. Within ten months, the company says it will be... Read More
04 Jan 2021
--- The EU-funded Refucoat Project is reporting breakthroughs in recyclable bioplastic food packaging capable of replacing conventional fossil-based raw materials. Refucoat has developed three different bio-based active... Read More
28 Dec 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines in 2020, giving rise to e-commerce home food delivery, hygiene and shelf life enhancing packaging innovation, machinery automation and virtual trade events. Meanwhile, industry... Read More
16 Dec 2020
--- SIG is equipping all new filling machines with industry-standard OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) connectivity to drive greater flexibility in food and beverage manufacturing. Built-in OPC-UA connectivity enables horizontal... Read More
11 Dec 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Pringles updated its iconic can for the first in 20 years with a fresh look featuring bold hues and a clean design, highlighting the crisps’ inventive flavors and unique, stackable shape.... Read More
04 Dec 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Greiner Packaging joined the international Alliance to End Plastic Waste, pledging to invest in effective waste management and new technologies. Meanwhile, DSM launched plant-based resins for... Read More
01 Dec 2020
--- Liquid beverage specialist Sidel is bringing its novel aseptic packing technology for carbonated and still drinks in PET bottles using a single line to the Asian market for the first time. In collaboration with Japanese... Read More
30 Nov 2020
--- When we think of commercialized soup, the homologous Campbell’s tin can immediately comes to mind. The iconic soup tin rose to international fame through Andy Warhol’s 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans print painting... Read More